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File:Trastevere - Accademia dei Lincei alla Lungara 01593.JPG|thumb|Palazzo Corsini The '''Accademia dei Lincei''' () (literally the "Academy of the Lynx-Eyed", but anglicised as the '''Lincean Academy''') is an italy|Italian science academy, located at the Palazzo Corsini, Rome|Palazzo Corsini on the Via della Lungara in Rome, Italy. Founded in 1603 by Federico Cesi, it was one of the first academies of science to exist in Italy as a locus for the incipient scientific revolution. The academy was named after the lynx, an animal whose sharp vision symbolizes the observational prowess that science requires. "The Lincei did not long survive the death in 1630 of Cesi, its founder and patron",Quoted from: Peter M.J Hess, Paul L. Allen. ''Catholicism and Science''. ISBN 9780313021954. Page 39. and "disappeared in 1651".Quoted from: Agustín Udías. ''Searching the Heavens and the Earth: The History of...
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